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Poster: Old_NJ_Head_Zimmer Date: Sep 2, 2012 5:35pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Haight street 68 movie



http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xKaSwOxQJJc&;feature=youtube_gdata_player


When are we gonna get to see this film???"???????


For Licensing purposes, please contact Historic Films (info@historicfilms.com).
HAIGHT ASHBURY, 1968

Photographer DONALD DOUGLAS was on the scene in "The Haight" during it's early years (1966-68) and photographed many of the areas musicians and events.
During the summer of 1968 Douglas photographed in 16mm color film several of the free concert events and "Be-Ins" including a huge concert on Haight Street that featured The Grateful Dead.
Historic has acquired exclusive rights to Douglas' footage and can now offer some wonderful and newly discovered B-roll shots of the Hippie era in San Fransisco.

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Poster: jerrys beard Date: Sep 3, 2012 8:47am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Haight street 68 movie

There is a 9 minute snippet from 1968 Newport Pop posted on LL. Just started watching it...doesn't look like there is synched sound as The Eleven is playing over all. It is from Historic Films however -you can't get rid of their name on the video.

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Poster: Mooding Date: Sep 3, 2012 7:32pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Haight street 68 movie

And the Eleven jam in that original link is from 'Live Dead' if my ears aren't deceiving me; not even 1968.

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Poster: Space Jogger Date: Sep 3, 2012 10:35am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Haight street 68 movie

Good call! Here's the link if anybody wants to check it out...

Grateful Dead 1968 Newport Pop Footage

I've never seen a setlist for this show. Any chance an audio recording will exists?

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Poster: light into ashes Date: Sep 3, 2012 12:53pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Haight street 68 movie

That's some nice footage of Jerry playing in his more energetic days - I'd heard about him playing up at the edge of the stage, but haven't seen another example like this before. (Nice to see the little photo compilation, too.)

This film was almost certainly shot silent, so there's very little chance of any audio surfacing.

Unfortunately the thing with Historic Films, they own the "exclusive rights" to these clips & they're just showing these teasers in the hopes that music documentary-makers will buy excerpts to use. The public will probably have no further access to this footage, unless some GD documentary in the future uses it.

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Poster: William Tell Date: Sep 3, 2012 1:33pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Haight street 68 movie

Crap; well, thanks for the info...that clearly provides the opportunity for the pics we talked about YEARS ago right here. IE, that they showed the "energetic" and "active" Jerry we all would've loved to have seen, and the actual playing of feedback, etc., etc. I didn't recall knowing where those pics were from, in any event.

ONly a few yrs later they'd be transformed into manikin like zombies that hardly moved at all...

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Poster: light into ashes Date: Sep 2, 2012 11:48pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Haight street 68 movie

It sure is great to see that snippet. Wish we could see it in more complete, less annoying split-screen form.

PS - I wonder if the pole guy here is the SAME GUY who's on the pole in the Veneta '72 film? There's a definite resemblance...